Prostitution and AIDS

  • Carole A. Campbell


This chapter takes up one relationship between acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and prostitution. The role that prostitutes play in the epidemiology of AIDS is discussed. Various approaches taken to control AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are covered. The approach taken in Nevada, where prostitution is legal in some counties, is described as are current legislation efforts aimed at prostitutes.


Human Immunodeficiency Virus Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Human Immunodeficiency Virus Antibody Clark County 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carole A. Campbell
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  1. 1.Department of SociologyCalifornia State UniversityLong BeachUSA

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